GEM-led CTA Awarded the DOE/NNSA Enterprise-Wide Technical, Engineering, and Programmatic Support (TEPS III) Services Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA)

Oak Ridge, Tennessee –  The U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) has awarded a Technical, Engineering, and Programmatic Support (TEPS III) services blanket purchase agreement contract to the GEM Technologies, Inc. (GEM)-led Contractor Team Arrangement (CTA), consisting of four CTA members and a blend of large and small business subcontractors.

The GEM-led CTA is composed of Bacik Group LLC; Independent Strategic Management Solutions, Inc. (ISMSolutions); and Management Solutions, LLC. Key contributing subcontractors are AECOM Technical Services, Inc.; Michael Baker International, Inc.; and Navarro Research & Engineering Inc. Together, the team will support DOE and NNSA missions through program management, nuclear engineering subject matter expertise and analytical support, training, security management, emergency operations support, nuclear nonproliferation, environmental management and sustainability, and research and development.

“The team’s breadth of expertise includes resources across 45 states, decades of experience supporting DOE/NNSA, and TEPS experience with incumbent contractors Navarro, ISMSolutions, and Management Solutions,” remarks Tim Echelard, BPA Program Manager. “We look forward to leveraging our capabilities to provide subject matter experts with a deep familiarity of agency missions, processes, and requirements.”

Established in 1994, GEM provides environmental, construction, facility and infrastructure support, and technical and professional services to the DOE and other federal agencies. GEM currently manages nearly half a billion dollars in technical services contracts across the DOE/NNSA Complex, including the Y-12 National Security Complex, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Pantex Plant, and the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

GEM Technologies is a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) with a 28-year performance history providing high-quality environmental, facility and infrastructure management, construction, and technical services to federal government agencies, state and municipal governments, universities, and an assortment of private industry enterprises. GEM’s corporate headquarters are in Knoxville, Tennessee, with field offices in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Albany, Georgia; Amarillo, Texas; Los Alamos, New Mexico; Idaho Falls, Idaho; and Portsmouth, Ohio.


Tim Echelard, Program Manager (